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Deep-sea starfish

Conserve the gene pool of our oceans, urges the World Conservation Union

The unreachable depths of the ocean are now reachable – and so is the genetic marine material that lives there. As a new potential industry opens up, a set of rules is urgently needed to ensure the conservation and sustainable use of our oceans’ resources, according to the World Conservation Union …  

25 Jun 2007 | International news release

South China Karst

World Conservation Union recommends six new sites for inscription on World Heritage List

A rainforest time capsule in Madagascar, a lava tube system in the Republic of Korea and primeval beech forests straddling Slovakia and the Ukraine are among five natural sites being recommended for inclusion on the World Heritage List by the World Conservation Union (IUCN). …  

15 Jun 2007 | International news release

Two colonies of brain coral (Diploria strigosa) on Curacao affected by a coral disease called white plague

Corales caribeños en peligro de extinción

Cambio Climático y altas temperaturas señaladas como las causas principales  | English | French

07 Jun 2007 | International news release

Biodiversity: New challenge for the financial services industry

A new report highlights the biodiversity business case for the financial sector - the next big challenge after climate change? …  

07 Jun 2007 | International news release

Zarqa River

World Conservation Union (IUCN) leads the way towards water cooperation in West Asia

River exhibition marks special focus on water during World Environment Day in Jordan …  

05 Jun 2007 | International news release

Spinydogfish

CITES conference to impact on music, food, and jewelry industry

Wood species used for violin bows, shark species featured in British fish and chip meals and coral species exploited for jewelry rank high on the CITES conference agenda for international trade controls in endangered species, opening on Sunday …  

01 Jun 2007 | International news release

Partnerships from five nations receive “2007 Seed Awards” for innovation in local sustainable development

Seed Awards recognize, support and encourage the delivery of innovative, local, partnership-based solutions to global challenges of environmental stewardship and poverty eradication …  

30 May 2007 | International news release

Mustela lutreola

One in six European mammals threatened with extinction shows new IUCN assessment

The first assessment of all European mammals, commissioned by the European Commission and carried out by the World Conservation Union (IUCN), shows that nearly one in every six mammal species is now threatened with extinction. …  

22 May 2007 | International news release

IUCN and Star Alliance to connect the earth with the air

The Star Alliance of airlines, the World Conservation Union (IUCN), UNESCO-MAB and Ramsar launch Biosphere Connections to raise awareness of nature and biodiversity – in the air and on the ground
(Star Alliance and IUCN) …  

14 May 2007 | International news release

Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park-Spain

Creating a common language for protected areas

IUCN paves the way for a common understanding of the world’s natural gems …  

11 May 2007 | International news release